It’s Family Business – Draper Mills, Textiles and the peculiarities of family business
An oral presentation and discussion about the development of the Draper Mills, textile industry expansion, and how family dynamics can shape the industrial and post -industrial business models.
Presented by Edward “Ned” Draper of R.I. School of Design, in cooperation with RISD Desine Lab’s Summer Design-build Academy in Central Falls.
Free and open to the public.
Our exhibit “The Mother of All Strikes: The 1824 Textile Worker Turnout” will be open for viewing prior to the lecture.